April 16, 2024

Andrew Gillespie retained the John Harkin cup following a 6-1 win over John Menchia in Evelyn’s on Tuesday evening final.

Performed over 5 weeks and with 16 gamers participating Andrew was the deserving winner and in addition had the bottom dart leg and essentially the most 180s.

Within the ultimate he gave Menchia no probability along with his heavy scoring and medical ending.

Within the semis Andrew defeated Conor McKiverigan in a high quality match whereas Menchia beat James Bracken.

Within the quarters Andrew had a bye as Irwin was unable to throw as a result of a hand damage and we want him a speedy restoration, Menchia beat Hugh Doherty, James beat Kenneth Kennedy in an in depth battle whereas Conor beat Adrian Byrne in what was additionally an in depth match.

Within the protect James Byrne defeated Conor McNelis, main 3-0 it seemed like James was on his method to victory earlier than Conor tied it up at 3-3, James went 4-3 up and once more Conor took it to a deciding leg the place a 180 from James lastly received him over the road.

Within the semis James defeated Hugh Doherty Jnr whereas Conor beat David Gallagher 4-2. Within the quarter finals James beat Colm McGlinchey, Conor had a deciding leg win over John McHugh, Hugh beat Wilfie Milsop whereas David had a bye over Gary Doherty who had work commitments.

Highest checkout went to Conor McKiverigan who had a 161, most 180s (4) and lowest darts leg (13) was Andrew Gillespie.

Because of our sponsors LMC Fireplace Security, The Harkin Household for sponsoring and supplying the trophies, to Evelyn’s Bar for internet hosting and Ashling for her hospitality over the 5 weeks. Because of the 16 gamers concerned who stored issues shifting over the weeks which means the darts have been over in good time.

John Harkin Cup

Quarter Finals

Andrew Gillespie w/o Irwin Muirhead

John Menchia 5-1 Hugh Doherty

James Bracken 5-4 Kenneth Kennedy (180 Kenneth)

Conor McKiverigan 5-3 Adrian Byrne

Semi Finals

Andrew Gillespie 5-1 Conor McKiverigan (13 dart leg Andrew)

James Bracken 1-5 John Menchia


Andrew 6 John Menchia 1 (114, 111 checkouts Andrew)

John Harkin Protect

Quarter Finals

David Gallagher w/o Gary Doherty

James Byrne 4-0 Colm McGlinchey

Hugh Doherty Jnr 4-0 Wilfie Milsop

Conor McNelis 4-3 John McHugh

Semi Closing

David Gallagher 2-4 Conor McNelis

Hugh Doherty 2-4 James Byrne


James Byrne 5 Conor McNelis 4 (180 James)

Darts: Andrew Gillespie retains the John Harkin Cup was final modified: March twenty first, 2024 by Workers Author